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Address: 9-1 Kishikicho, Kishiwada 596-0073, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 72-431-3251

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Small but beautiful castle!

Kishiwada castle is a small but very beautiful castle in Osaka, 2 stations (10mins) from the Kansai Airport. If you have a few hour before your flight, this castle (or outlets... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Really enjoyed looking around this small castle. The building and surrounding was stunning and in great condition. Then, the paid entry was cool with some nice artefacts and a superb view from the top of the building. Not a lot of English explanations, but the entry fee was not large and so we equated it to paying for the view,... More 

1 Thank Martin S
Hong Kong, China
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Kishiwada castle is a small but very beautiful castle in Osaka, 2 stations (10mins) from the Kansai Airport. If you have a few hour before your flight, this castle (or outlets) may be your best choice! The main keep is a tiny museum with very little display, but the view on the top is very nice, and you can see... More 

1 Thank LloydCMC
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236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Kishiwada Castle’s main keep is a concrete reconstruction dating to 1954. The original structure, which was constructed in 1585 and burnt down in 1827 after being struck by lightning, was five-tiered, but this concrete museum has only three floors with high ceilings. Kishiwadajō’s elegant features are chiefly the white-plastered wall atop of the ishigaki (stone walls) completely surrounding the honmaru... More 

Thank ART196
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I just walking around there with my child but he feeled tired and if I have more time I think I will go to visit thrm again when it is an events there and hope all must be joyful with them

Thank bounethone21
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a great castle to visit if you are in the area. It has the same iconic style as Osaka Castle, but without the huge crowds of tourists. The adjoining gardens are extremely beautiful and entry is free! On Saturday evenings (I visited in the summer) there is a carnival/festival that happens on the boardwalk surrounding the castle until... More 

Thank Ryan S
Wailuku, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We lived just a stones throw distance from the castle, and would often take walks around the castle. It is a well kept area and serves as a beautiful center piece for Kishiwada. There is a lot of history to the area, so if you are visiting, be sure to try and take it all in. The Danjiri Matsuri is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

There. Is a lovely walk around this castle that follows the moat and give you many different angles of the castle. Inside the gate of the castle is a large rock garden. Walk up the steps of the castle and view the rock garden from here. It is very interesting and charming. There is nothing much in the actual castle... More 

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232 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We were on our way back from Kansai Airport to Namba when we stopped at Kishiwada to see the castle there. We couldn't find any English Review of the castle and the castle did not rank highly on tourist attraction. We had some extra time so we decided to stop by. The Castle is about 7 mins easy walk from... More 

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